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[Andersen, Temple Bar: A London Magazine for Town and Country Readers.

[Andersen, Hans Christian / Erckmann-Chatrian / Barham, Richard Harris / Mrs. Edwardes / etc. ]

Temple Bar: A London Magazine for Town and Country Readers. Collection of a run of nineteen (19) Volumes bound in seventeen (17) Volumes of this famous Victorian periodical. The Volumes include some important contributions like: Hans Christian Andersen – A Visit to Charles Dickens / Anthony Trollope – The American Senator / John Sheehan – A Ghostly Night at Ballyslaughter / William Gilbert – The Landlord of “The Sun” / Emily Eden – Letters from India / H. Cholmondeley-Pennell – The Rose of Ettrick / etc. etc. The Volumes included in this collection are: Volume No. XXXI (March 1871) / Volume No. XXXII (July 1871) / Volume No. XXXIII (November 1871) / Volume No. XXXIV (March 1872) / Volume No. XXXV (July 1872) / Volume No. XXXVIII (July 1873) / Volume No. XXXIX (November 1873) / Volume XL (March 1874) / Volume XLI (July 1874) / Volume XLII (August to November 1874) / Volume XLIII (December 1874 to April 1875) / Volume XLIV – (May 1875 to August 1875 / Volume XLV – (September 1875 – November 1875) [Bound with Volume 44] /Volume XLVI ( January 1876 to April 1876) / Volume XLVII (May 1876 to August 1876) / Volume XLVIII (September 1876 to November 1876) [Bound with Volume 47 / Volume XLIX (January 1877 to April 1877) / Volume L (May 1877 to August 1877) / Volume LI (September 1877 to November 1877) //

London, Richard Bentley, 1871 – 1877. Octavo. More than 7500 pages. Original half leather with gilt lettering on spine. The bindings with two exceptions in excellent and firm condition. Two Volumes with damages to the spine. Interior very good with only four pages loosened and a few occasional tears; one corner torn out but still available. A rare long run of this extremely rare decade of the magazine with publications of Trollope and Andersen !

EUR 2.500,-- 

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[Colburn, The United Service Journal and Naval and Military Magazine. 1833

[Colburn, Henry] Napier, Charles and others

The United Service Journal and Naval and Military Magazine. 1833 Part I and Part II. / The Volumes include for example essays on: Ireland and the British Army / Naval Operations on the Potomac / Artillery Practice at the Siege of the Citadel of Antwerp / History of the Goldstream Guards / Cavalry Warfare / The Jamaica Station / Siege of Badajoz in 1812 / Military Organization of Belgium / Record of the Services of the twenty-third Regiment / Plan for the suppression of Piracy / The Indian Army / Observations on the Construction and Qualities of the Vernon and Castor and on Naval Architecture in General by Capt.Charles Napier / Remark on the Defence and Invasion of Ireland / On the Defective Discipline of the Merchant Service with Hints for Amending it / Colonies – Their Influence on Maritime and Military Ascendancy / The Crisis of Turkey / Royal Naval School / On the Overland Invasion of India / Reply to Major Gawler on his “Crisis of Waterloo” by Sir Hussey Vivian / Debate on Sir Thomas Troubridge / Memoir on the Defence of Canada in 1833 (with a Map) / Narrative of Captain Ross’s First Voyage of Discovery / Military Establishments of Germany / The Port of Hastings / The Jamaica Station / Jersey, as a Residence for Officers on the half-pay of the Army and the Navy / Military Equipments: Waterproof Cartridges – Sapata – Self-fixing Bayonets / James Toggle – A Tar of the Old School etc. etc.

First Edition. Two Volumes (complete set for the year 1833). London, Published for Henry Colburn, 1833. Octavo. Pagination: Volume I: IV, 596 pages with Index and Diagrams and the large folding map: “Plan of Attack on the Citadel of Antwerp from 29 November to 23 December, 1832, with handcoloured portraits of Marshal Gerard, Baron Chasse and a “View of Scheldt” from Fort Bathz to Antwerp, showing Fort Lille, Fort Bathz, Fort Liefkenshoek, Fort Phileppe, Fort Maria, Plan of City of Antwerp and an excellent birdseye-view of the Antwerp Citadel. / Volume II: IV, 580 pages with Index and Diagrams, illustrations within the text (Capture of the Diamond Rock / Ascent of the Peter Botte Mountain with Lloyd, Phillpotts, Taylor and Keppel showing on ascent and resting in the wall / Depiction and explanation of a Boomerang / Boomarang by Henry Wilkinson !), Folded Plan of “Waterloo Crisis from 7 to half past 8 o’clock and close to the action”/ with the large, folded, handcoloured “Sketch of Part of Upper and Lower Canada with reference to the proposed Military Districts”. Hardcover / Original, publisher’s half leather with gilt lettering and ornament to spine. Both Volumes with only very minor signs of foxing – interior very bright and clean with the map/plan in excellent condition. Pages 3 to 5 and 537 to 540 with some defects. Otherwise in excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear. From the library of Edward Westby, Esq. with his armorial bookplate / exlibris to the pastedown of both Volumes.

EUR 480,-- 

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Hulot, La Géographie - Bulletin de la Société de Géographie

Hulot, Le Baron / Rabot, Charles.

La Géographie – Bulletin de la Société de Géographie. Tome I – Tome XXIX (29 Tomes / 29 Volumes). Collection of 29 Volumes comprising of the complete set from the year 1900 until the year 1913. Each year has two half-year volumes (Semestre) with many large fold-out maps in colour. [With very interesting original articles in first edition: Fanny Bullock-Workman – Exploration du Nun-Kun / Roald Amundsen – Vers le Pole magnetique boreal par le passage du Nord-Ouest / Charles Rabot – Le desastre de l’expedition Robert Falcon Scott etc.]

Paris, Masson et Cie, 1900. Quarto. Tome I – 1er Semestre 1900 (506, 2 pages with 31 maps) / Tome II – 2e Semestre 1900 (528 pages with 26 maps) / Tome III – 1er Semestre 1901 (574, 6 pages with 30 maps) / Tome IV – 2e Semestre (487 pages with 13 maps) / Tome V – 1er Semestre 1902 (503, 2 pages) / Tome VI – 2e Semestre 1902 (436 pages) both Volumes with many maps and gravures and photographs) / Tome VII – 1er Semestre 1903 (487, 1 pages) / Tome VIII – 2eme Semestre1903 (420 pages plus an appendix “Liste des Membres Decembre 1903” (47 pages that list hundreds of members like Henry Morgan Stanley, Fridtjof Nansen, Brito Capello, Ferdinand von Richthofen etc.) Both Volumes with many maps and illustrations/ Tome IX – 1er Semestre 1904 (496 pages) / Tome X – 2eme Semestre 1904 (418 pages) Both Volumes with many maps, illustrations and photographs / Tome XI – 1er Semestre 1905 (504 pages) / Tome XII – 2eme Semestre 1905 (483 pages) Both Volumes with many maps, illustrations and photographs / Tome XIII – 1er Semestre 1906 (511 pages) / Tome XIV – 2eme Semestre 1906 (426 pages) Both Volumes with many maps, illustrations and photographs / Tome XV – 1er Semestre 1907 (495 pages) / Tome XVI – 2eme Semestre 1907 (458 pages) Both Volumes with many maps, illustrations and photographs / Tome XVII – 1er Semestre 1908 (520 pages) / Tome XVIII – 2eme Semestre 1908 (444 pages) Both Volumes with many maps, illustrations and photographs / Tome XIX – 1er Semestre 1909 (502 pages) / Tome XX – 2eme Smestre 1909 (428 pages) Both Volumes with many maps, illustrations and photographs / Tome XXI – 1er Semestre 1910 (480, 2 pages plus an appendix “Liste des Membres Decembre 1910” that list hundreds of members and also some new members like Sven Hedin and Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton, Robert E. Peary etc.) / Tome XXII – 2eme Semestre 1910 (470 pages) Both Volumes with many maps, illustrations and photographs / Tome XXIII – 1er Semestre 1911 (519 pages) / Tome XXIV – 2eme Semestre 1911 (436 pages) Both Volumes with many maps, illustrations and photographs / Tome XXV – 1er Semestre 1912 (472 pages) Tome XXVI – 2eme Semestre 1912 (456 pages) Both Volumes with many maps and gravures and photographs / Tome XXVII – 1er Semestre 1913 (515 pages) / Tome XXVIII – 2eme Semestre 1913 (432 pages) both Volumes with many maps and gravures and photographs / Tome XXIX – 1er Semestre 1914 (480 pages with maps, photographs and illustrations) / Hardcover – All 29 Volumes in beautiful buckram bindings from the Alpine Club London with the Library Signet of the Alpine Club to the lower spine. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear. All bindings firm and unbroken. The original publishers interims brochure has been bound in and shows wonderful examples of advertisings for expeditions, camping. Advertisements from famous companies like Ponthus et Therrode – Constructeurs d’Instruments de precision successeurs de A. Hurlimann et de A. Berthelemy (Theodolites – Sextants – Cercles – Niveaux etc.) The magnificent folded maps all included. Volume 20 with minor damage to a few pages that were unopened ! A most important periodical of the early 20th century that was subscribed by nearly all of the important explorers at the time (From Shackleton and Stanley to Peary). The early discoveries colonial expeditions are all described in this periodical. This is a unique opportunity to acquire a corresponding set with the excellent provenance of the worlds oldest and still most important mountaineering club (The Alpine Club, London).

EUR 2.800,-- 

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